Creating a safer and better internet for children and young people

The Better Internet for Kids portal provides information, guidance and resources on better internet issues from the joint Insafe-INHOPE network of Safer Internet Centres in Europe, and other key stakeholders.

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Check out our new campaign - and research report - on protecting YOU(th) against online marketing practices.

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BIK Teacher corner

The Teacher corner has been updated with new deep dives into hot topics, especially for the Back2School season.

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Illegal content online

INHOPE - the International Association of Internet Hotlines - leads the fight against child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.

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Want to stay up to date on topical online safety issues?

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Some online challenges can be fun but some can be extremely dangerous, while the number of views and likes received is seen as an important part of the whole process.

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Online reputation refers to the information that can be found about an individual online, which can be used by others to build up a picture of the person in question.

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Want to find out more about Safer Internet Centre (SIC) services and resources in your country?

Check out your SIC profile page to connect with national resources and sources of support, providing awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services.


Discover a range of events, actions and international days which touch upon safer and better internet issues.

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Stay up to date with the latest news, events and campaigns on safer and better internet issues.

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Safer Internet Day

The 2024 edition of Safer Internet Day took place on Tuesday, 6 February 2024. Discover more about how people united across the globe "Together for a better internet".

Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond

New European Commission report explores age assurance

A new study, commissioned under the BIK+ strategy, explores age assurance, including age verification tools, in today's digital landscape. It aims to provide insights into available options for age assurance and outlines essential criteria for effective age verification across different services.

The Insafe and INHOPE networks meet to facilitate sharing of experiences and good practice

Today, the Insafe and INHOPE networks are meeting in Warsaw, Poland, to explore areas of common ground and opportunities for closer working between helplines, hotlines, and awareness centres in a two-day training meeting. It is also an opportunity to discuss a range of online safety issues, including deep nudes, sextortion, gender-based violence and adult content, and consider the challenges that are likely to face Safer Internet Centres in the future.

Safer Internet Day 2024: the importance of online safety

This year, Microsoft and the National Republican Guard (GNR) have again partnered up to celebrate Safer Internet Day and to increase awareness about the importance of online safety.  This year was more special, as Microsoft and Guarda Nacional Republicana (GNR) are marking ten years of partnership working together to promote a safer internet. 

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Find resources, videos, events, and guides all designed to help us all contribute to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people

Are you looking for lesson plans, resources and videos to use in the classroom or at home?

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Want to stay up to date with key events in the online safety calendar?

Visit the events calendar

Want the lowdown on the latest apps and platforms, and where to get help with them?

Check out the guide to apps

Our quarterly bulletin can help you stay up to date on topical better internet issues

Browse the archive of bulletins